The Transylvania Times -

By Mark Todd
Staff Writer 

Local Musicians Pay Tribute To Hank Sr.


Greg Watson and his wife, Teresa, have planned a Hank Williams Sr. tribute album, including rare and unpublished gospel works. (Courtesy photo by Arthur Raynolds)

Greg Watson of Balsam Grove has been a Hank Williams Sr. fan for about as long as he can remember.

As a child, he loved Williams’s songs, and learned to sing and play the guitar with some inspiration from his idol.

It seems fitting that now, at the age of 52, Watson, along with his wife, Teresa, 51, have recorded some of the Williams music for their new CD release called “Ride Out Your Storm.”

Greg is originally from Lenoir and Teresa comes from Hendersonville. They moved to Transylvania County in 1997.

Teresa has family roots in Transylvania that go way back. She said her great g...

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